Joanna Marsh

Joanna Marsh is The James Dicke Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Prior to joining the Smithsonian in 2007, she served as Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut where she curated exhibitions of emerging and mid-career artists, including Jonathan Horowitz, Iona Rozeal Brown and Kota Ezawa. Marsh holds an MA in Post-War and Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute, London. Her recent projects include Jean Shin: Common Threads, Local Color: Washington Painting at Midcentury, and the forthcoming Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow, which premieres at the American Art Museum in November 2010. The exhibition is Rockman’s first mid-career survey and will be accompanied by a major publication.



Dion
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Mark Dion
Scala Natura, 2008
Offset color lithograph
50 ½" x 40"
Courtesy of the Artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
SOLD

MARK DION
New York, NY and Beach Lake, PA

EDUCATION:
Honorary Doctor of Arts, University of Hartford, CT, 2003
BFA, University of Hartford, CT, 1986

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
Lucelia Award, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, 2008
Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, 2005
9th Annual Larry Aldrich Foundation Award, 2001
Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, 1984-85

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/COLLECTIONS:
The Natural History of the Museum, Carré d’Art, Nimes, France; travels to Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland, 2007
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2004


Elzay
47
Michelle Elzay
Hawke: Hemingway; Great Horned Owl, 2004-2005
Digital C-print
30" x 20"
Courtesy of the Artist and Kate Werble Gallery
Retail Price: $4,000
Reserve Price: $3,200

MICHELLE ELZAY
New York, New York

EDUCATION:
MFA, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1998
BA, Smith College, MA, 1995

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
Opening Night and Apparent Calm (two-person exhibition), Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY, 2009
Seconds, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY, 2007
Duel MATRIX 156, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, 2006
Greater New York, PS1/MoMA, New York, NY, 2005




Ezawa
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Kota Ezawa
Stairs, 2009
Etching
6 ¾" x 9"
Courtesy of the Artist and Paulson Bott Press
SOLD

KOTA EZAWA
San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION:
MFA, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2003

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation, 2010
SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2006
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, 2004

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY





Johnson2
49
Devon Johnson
Rosewell, 2006
Silver chloride P.O.P
8" x 10"
Courtesy of the Artist
Retail Price: $500
Reserve Price: $350


Johnson1
50
Devon Johnson
Brunswick Town, 2006
Silver chloride P.O.P
8" x 10"
Courtesy of the Artist
Retail Price: $500
Reserve Price: $350

DEVON JOHNSON
Williamsburg, VA

EDUCATION:
BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2008

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
NVCC Educational Foundation, Fine Arts Scholarship, 2006

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Mackall House Gallery, Fairfax, VA, 2009
Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA, 2008
Gallery 5, Richmond, VA, 2008
Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2008




Newport
51
Mark Newport
Reflection, 2005
Archival inkjet print
19" x 13"
Courtesy of the Artist
SOLD

MARK NEWPORT
Bloomfield Hills, MI

EDUCATION:
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1991
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, 1986

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
Arizona Commission on the Arts Artist Project Grant, 2006
Creative Capital Visual Arts Grant, 2005
Yaddo Artist in Residence, 2003

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2009
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2006
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, 2005
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, 2004



Prosek
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James Prosek
Cockatool, 2008
Watercolor, graphite, and colored pencil on paper
24" x 20"
Courtesy of the Artist and Waqas Wajahat LLC
SOLD

JAMES PROSEK
Easton, CT

EDUCATION:
BA, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1997

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
Mildred’s Lane Residency, Visiting artist, Beach Lake, PA, 2008
Yale Summer School of Art, Visiting Artist, 2005
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2003
George Foster Peabody Award for The Complete Angler

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Real and Imagined, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2009
Life & Death: A Visual Taxonomy, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 2007
Symmetry & Myth, Fleisher-Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2005
The Desire of Memory, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2003





Shin
53
Jean Shin
Pressed Blouse, 2005
Collograph made from artist's garments
42" x 29"
Courtesy of the Artist
Retail Price: $5,000
Reserve Price: $3,000

JEAN SHIN
Brooklyn, NY
 
EDUCATION:
BFA and MS, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME, 1999
 
SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
MTA, Arts for Transit Commission, 2008
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2006
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture, 2003
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Art Award, 2001
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, 2009
United States General Services Administration commission, Baltimore, MD, 2008
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
Museum of Modern Art, NY, 2004

Smolinksi
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Joseph Smolinski
Stump, 2006
Graphite on paper
9" x 12"
Courtesy of the Artist and Mixed Greens Gallery
SOLD

JOSEPH SMOLINSKI
New Haven, CT

EDUCATION:
 MFA, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2001   
 BFA, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI, 1999
 
SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
Artists in Context Symposium, Harvard University, 2009
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Solution, Diverse Works, Houston, TX, 2009
Full Circle: Ten Years of Radius, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 2008
Badlands, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, 2008
Connecticut Contemporary, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, 2007 (collection and exhibition)


Taylor
55
Alison Elizabeth Taylor
Homesteader #1, 2009
Wood veneer and shellac
7 ½" x 10 ½"
Courtesy of the Artist and James Cohan Gallery
SOLD

ALISON ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION:
MFA, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2005
BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, 2001

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, 2009
Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, 2009
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, 2006
Herbert S. Germaise Fellowship for painting and drawing, 2004

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
Invitational Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY, 2010
Young Americans, James Cohan Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 2009
Solo Exhibition, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY, 2008
Sender Collection



Trevino
56
René Treviño
Cary Grant, 2006
Acrylic on mylar
24" x 20"
Courtesy of the Artist
SOLD

RENÉ TREVIÑO
Baltimore, MD and Lake Jackson, TX

EDUCATION:
MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 2005
BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2003

SELECTED AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS:
The Trawick Prize, Best in Show, 2009
Creative Baltimore Fund, Individual Artist Grant, 2009
Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize, Semi-finalist, 2007, Finalist, 2006
Fine Arts Work Center, Visual Arts Fellowship, 2005

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / COLLECTIONS:
C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 2009, 2007
The Amistad Center for Art and Culture at the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT, 2009
Options 2007, WPA\C, Washington, DC, 2007
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD